As one of the few institutions in the country that offers an undergraduate degree specifically in sustainability, Philadelphia University is renowned for educating future designers of sustainable societies. The B.S. in Environmental Sustainability prepares innovative thinkers to meet the global challenges of population growth, urban development and climate change through an interdisciplinary curriculum within an ethical framework. Our program emphasizes environmental problem-solving at the nexus of public policy, science, economics and cultural studies.
Students in the environmental sustainability program receive a strong background in the sciences with additional instruction in architecture, business, engineering, politics and other fields. They also acquire professional skills through internship opportunities and can customize their course of studies according to their career objectives. With their diverse education and hands-on experience, our graduates are valuable assets to a variety of businesses and organizations.